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Undersized winger with great speed and a nose for the net.


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April 2022 – Ellis signed on with the Leafs following his junior season at Notre Dame in which he registered career-highs in games played, goals, assists, and points. After scoring five goals and 11 assists in 24 games as a sophomore, he broke out for 16 goals and 12 assists over 39 games in 2021-22. Ellis’ two-year entry level contract with the Leafs begins in 2022-23 and he will join the Marlies on a professional tryout agreement to wrap up the 2021-22 season.

Ellis lacks size and strength but he has great speed and a willingness to compete in the tough areas. He has a good sense of timing in the offensive zone, pouncing on pucks in space and positioning himself around the front of the net to battle for rebounds. His shot is average and he isn’t likely to score much from range but he has a knack for getting underneath checks to make himself available in high-danger spots. Ellis is a long shot to contribute at the NHL level but if he makes it there, it will likely be due in large part to his speed and competitiveness. Nick Richard

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 6.0
NHL Certainty 6.0
Country USA
Position RW
Roster Type Minors
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth January 18, 2000
Height 5‘9”
Weight 171 lbs
Drafted No

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2012-2013 Detroit Honeybaked QC Int PW2 2 02 2|        
 2013-2014 Honeybaked 13U AAAHPHL 13U15 8 1422 8|        
 2014-2015 Honeybaked 14U AAAHPHL 14U16 16 622 14|        
  Honeybaked 16U AAAHPHL 16U1 1 01 0|        
 2015-2016 Team Black USA-S155 0 55 -|        
  Honeybaked 16U AAAHPHL 16U23 11 1324 26|        
 2016-2017 Youngstown PhantomsUSHL49 5 1116 24|Playoffs5 1 12
  Team Grey USA-S165 0 22 -|        </